Defense IT


Hacking the Pentagon for patriotism and profit

Hacking the Pentagon for patriotism and profit

The Defense Digital Service proves that bug-bounty programs can pay big dividends for government agencies.

Getting medical equipment to wounded warfighters

Getting medical equipment to wounded warfighters

The Patient Movement Item Asset Tracking System leverages RFID tracking and an innovative enterprisewide asset management system to ensure the military has the medical equipment when and where it needs it to aid any wounded warfighter.

Avoiding midair crises

Avoiding midair crises

The Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System uses optical sense-and-avoid technology to allow aircraft to detect and track other aircraft approaching in real-time.

Commercial imagery boosts efficiency, savings for NGA

Commercial imagery boosts efficiency, savings for NGA

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is developing new acquisition methods to make its operations more cost effective.

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Bug bounties: How federal agencies can learn from Apple

Apple's exclusive bug bounty program is one that federal agencies -- particularly the most risk-averse -- could embrace.

NGA joins SpaceNet satellite imagery initiative

NGA joins SpaceNet satellite imagery initiative

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is joining a private-sector consortium that applies enhanced automation to geospatial intelligence.

DARPA targets doctored images

DARPA targets doctored images

A multidisciplinary team of university researchers is working to pull together a platform capable of scanning the massive numbers of images and videos posted online daily and verifying their authenticity.

Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

Magic Carpet software is designed to reduce stress on Navy pilots by simplifying aircraft carrier landings.

IARPA looks to reinvent the virtual desktop

IARPA looks to reinvent the virtual desktop

The Intelligence Community's research agency is exploring the use of role-based virtual environments to enhance security.

New monitoring system for trauma patients could transform battlefield triage

New monitoring system for trauma patients could transform battlefield triage

The artificial intelligence-based system can detect when trauma patients need massive blood transfusions by collecting and analyzing, in real time, vital signs during pre-hospital transport.

How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

A new report on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency explains how it has continued to deliver innovative solutions.

Data analytics takes on workforce optimization

Data analytics takes on workforce optimization

With budgets getting tighter, agencies are digging into their data to forecast workforce trends and improve decision making.


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